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Rutkowski takes the belt

Texas man wins BFO Las Vegas Championship, pockets $21,500 in Sin City   LAS VEGAS – For Weston Rutkowski, Saturday was more than redemption. It was a mission accomplished. Rutkowski is a 27-year-old freestyle bullfighter who is chasing the first true world championship in nearly two decades, and he made ...

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Smidt flashes brilliance while setting round record!

Courtesy of the PRCA media department. LAS VEGAS – Defending Tie-down Roping World Champion Caleb Smidt had a nightmarish first four rounds at the 2016 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Polaris RANGER. The 27-year-old from Huntsville, Texas, placed fourth in Round 2, but had double-digit times in Rounds 1 ...

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Making the Big Move

Lippincott, Rhoads win qualifiers to advance to BFO Las Vegas Championship   LAS VEGAS – Tate Rhoads and Kyle Lippincott knew they needed to do something special during Friday’s Bullfighters Only qualifier if they were to advance to next week’s BFO Las Vegas Championship. They did. Both men started their ...

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World All-Around Race is Wide Open

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – High-stakes drama is waiting to unfold in Las Vegas for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. The upcoming $10 million Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Polaris RANGER – rodeo’s Super Bowl – takes place Dec. 1-10 at the Thomas & Mack Center, beginning at 6:45 p.m. (PT) ...

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BFO Stepping it up in Vegas!!!

Bullfighters Only adds four-day Las Vegas Championship to its schedule LAS VEGAS – Professional freestyle bullfighting is going under the big top this December. Bullfighters Only will present the world’s top freestyle bullfighters at two sites in Las Vegas, highlighted by the Las Vegas Championship inside a climate-controlled tent at ...

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Chase Outlaw becomes the PBR BlueDEF Finals event winner and Tour champion

LAS VEGAS – Chase Outlaw (Hamberg, Arkansas), the hottest rider in the PBR (Professional Bull Riders) became both the BlueDEF Tour champion and the BlueDEF Finals event winner on Monday night at South Point Arena in front of a boisterous crowd.   The Arkansas cowboy won Round 3 with 87.5 ...

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2016 Zoetis PRCA Veterinarian of the Year Award finalists

Courtesy of the PRCA media team. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association is proud to partner with Zoetis in recognizing and announcing the finalists for the 2016 Zoetis PRCA Veterinarian of the Year Award. The finalists are Dr. Ben Espy, Dr. Troy Ford, Dr. Mike Harms, Dr. Marty ...

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Another Talley in the Win Column in Dodge City

Courtesy of the PRCA weekly media update. DODGE CITY, Kan. – Jacob Talley’s 2016 season has officially gone from a dream to a reality. The 25-year-old steer wrestler from Keatchie, La., won the 40th annual Dodge City Roundup Rodeo Aug. 7, continuing his career-best year. He clocked a time of ...

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PBR creates Canada’s 1st National Bull Riding Series

PBR Monster Energy Canada Tour Inaugural 7-city Canadian Tour Begins in Ottawa in August PUEBLO, Colorado (June 21, 2016)—PBR (Professional Bull Riders) today announced the PBR Monster Energy Canada Tour – a new, 7-city national bull riding series visiting five Canadian provinces. While PBR has hosted events in Canada since ...

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